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Diocese of Bongaigaon

Dioecesis Bongaigaonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thomas Pulloppillil, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 May 2000
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Guwahati
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 13,630 (5,264 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 10, Bongaigaon-783380, Assam, India
  • Telephone: (03664)241.650
  • Fax: 242.184

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 May 2000ErectedArchdiocese of Guwahati Diocese of Bongaigaon (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200061,0245,242,7161.2%1412262,347157415ap2001
200161,0245,200,0001.2%1512272,260177016ap2002
200261,0245,200,0001.2%1613292,1042010118ap2003
200363,0005,200,0001.2%1718351,800257520ap2004
200463,3005,220,0001.2%1819371,7102711422ap2005
200664,2005,260,0001.2%1830481,3373613525ap2007
201262,9085,497,0001.1%2746738615518629ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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